Plainfield Memorial School

95 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 311 students in grades 4-5, Plainfield Memorial School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Enrollment: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Plainfield Memorial School's student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
311 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Plainfield Memorial School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Plainfield Memorial School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#650 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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29%
40%
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40%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plainfield Memorial School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Plainfield Memorial School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Plainfield Memorial School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
13%
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White
82%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
0.32
This chart display the diversity score of Plainfield Memorial School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plainfield Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plainfield Memorial School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Plainfield Memorial School's ranking?
Plainfield Memorial School is ranked #650 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Plainfield Memorial School often compared to?
Plainfield Memorial Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Scotland Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Plainfield Memorial School?
311 students attend Plainfield Memorial School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Plainfield Memorial School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Plainfield Memorial School?
Plainfield Memorial School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Plainfield Memorial School offer ?
Plainfield Memorial School offers enrollment in grades 4-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Plainfield Memorial School part of?
Plainfield Memorial School is part of Plainfield School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School- 1/2 Day
August 28, 2024 (Wednesday)
Early Releaase Day-Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
No School- Thanksgiving Break
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
No School- Thanksgiving Break
November 29, 2024 (Friday)
No School- Spring Break
April 14, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Enrollment: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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